Definitions

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  • adjective The ordinal form of the number twenty-three.
  • noun The person or thing in the twenty-third position.
  • noun One of twenty-three equal parts of a whole.

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  • adjective coming next after the twenty-second in position

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Examples

  • Set in the twenty-third century, the series features a cast of new characters with storylines that run parallel to the events of the original Star Trek television series.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

  • After a particularly one-sided romance with a much older man who gave me a jar of Dijon mustard for my twenty-third birthday, and the period of celibacy and self-searching that ensued, by my twenty-fifth birthday I was ready to be in a relationship again.

    Live and Let Love

  • Of the forty-six countries for which data were available, Russia had only the thirty-seventh highest rate of victimization by burglary, the twenty-third highest for theft of personal property, and the twenty-fourth highest for assault with force.

    The Return

  • It was January twenty-third and the preceding five months had been rife with highs and lows.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Yet the twenty-third child joined another pair rather than work with Sasha.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Looking at just the United States, it was merely the twenty-third warmest year on record, no doubt a factor in the aforementioned poll.

    Christopher Mims: Amidst a Giant Snowstorm, Last Year Was Declared Hottest Year Ever

  • We come in at twenty-third; Denmark claims to have the happiest people on the planet.

    Lighten Up

  • Of the forty-six countries for which data were available, Russia had only the thirty-seventh highest rate of victimization by burglary, the twenty-third highest for theft of personal property, and the twenty-fourth highest for assault with force.

    The Return

  • Looking at just the United States, it was merely the twenty-third warmest year on record, no doubt a factor in the aforementioned poll.

    Christopher Mims: Amidst a Giant Snowstorm, Last Year Was Declared Hottest Year Ever

  • It was January twenty-third and the preceding five months had been rife with highs and lows.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

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